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Your donations help us serve the most vulnerable members of our community.

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If you don't find the information you're look for below or would like to learn more about supporting us, please contact Lorri MacKowski at lorri.mackowski@usw.salvationarmy.org or (503) 731-3917. 

Urgent Shelter Needs 

  • Fred Meyer gift cards
  • Toothpaste
  • Batteries
  • Aluminum foil
  • Unopened boxes of pads and tampons
  • Ibuprofen and Acetaminophen
  • Q-tips
  • Toothpaste (including Sensodyne) and Mouthwash
  • Deodorant
  • Razors
  • Personal Care Products for Men and Teen Boys (deodorant, shaving cream, body wash, etc.)
  • Full-size bottles of shampoo (including Head & Shoulders Shampoo) and conditioner
  • Body Wash, Face Wash, and Lotion
  • Baby Shampoo, Body Wash, and Lotion, new only
  • Products for African American Hair
  • Twin Sheets Extra Long
  • Dish Sets

Youth Program Needs

  • Backpacks
  • Portable USB flash memory thumb drives
  • Basketballs, footballs, and soccer balls
  • Toys that are safe for children under age 3
  • Craft items i.e. beading kits, paint by number or airplanes
  • Journals for kids and teens
  • Board games, all ages
  • Spiral notebooks

General Shelter Needs

  • AAA, AA, 9-volt and D batteries
  • Ziplock bags in gallon and quart sizes
  • Heavy duty 33 gallon trash bags
  • Light duty 13 gallon trash bags
  • Powdered laundry detergent
  • Liquid dish soap
  • Heavy duty shower curtains
  • Powder cleanser i.e. Comet or Bon Ami
  • Bleach
  • VCR's and DVD players, new or gently used
  • Surge protectors, new or gently used
  • Fitness videos (VHS or DVD) and magazines, new or gently used
  • Planners and/or calendars

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  • Saucepans and lids
  • Frying pans and cooking utensils
  • Pillows, new only
  • Sheets and blankets, twin size extra long only
  • Towels, bath and hand size

Baby Items

  • Baby shampoo, body wash, and lotion
  • Bottles and sippy cups
  • Teething supplies

New and Gently Used Clothing

  • Coats, jackets and warm outer wear, all sizes for women, children and teens
  • Women's underwear and bras, all sizes for women and teens
  • Children's underwear and socks, all sizes
  • Children's casual clothing

Personal Care

  • Shampoo and conditioner
  • Body wash and body lotion
  • Toothpaste and mouthwash
  • Deodorant
  • Razors
  • Products for teen boys (deodorant, shaving cream, body wash, hair care, etc.)

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